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Global Essay Writing Competition “India and the World after Covid-19”

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Global Essay Writing Competition “India and the World after Covid-19”

A Global Essay Writing Competition “India and the World after Covid-19” has been launched by The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in collaboration with Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). This competition is open only to Indians, PIOs and OCIs and (not to foreigners), University students, Professionals across the world aged 21 years and above. The participants are to write about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and how the world has changed and where India fits in and what could be the role of India in shaping the post-Covid world order and what should be our priorities. This competition is also in the run-up to FICCI’s participation in World Expo-Dubai later this year.

2. The last date for submission of entries is 15 July, 2020.

3. The details of the competition are available on the FICCI website and the weblink given below takes you to the overview, prizes, eligibility and registration where it is mentioned to click here to register online which opens a new registration page.


4. Salient features of the competition are given below:

(a) Overview: COVID-19 has definitely changed our world for ever. But where is the new world headed? How has COVID-19 changed the way we live and work? What will be India’s place in the emerging post-pandemic world? How can India make itself stronger and script a bigger role to play in the international community?

(b) Your ideas are to be summarised in a 3000-word essay written in English language, which is to be submitted by 15 July, 2020 at the email: kv.vidya@ficci.com

(c) The emails should be titled ‘Entry to India and the World after COVID-19’.


i) A three-day, all-expenses-paid trip to India Pavilion and the World Expo in Dubai;

ii) Gala reception at the India Pavilion to felicitate the winners;

iii) A panel discussion with the winners moderated by a media personality


Prague, Czech Republic

15 June, 2020